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The ME postcode area, also known as the Rochester postcode area,[2] is a group of twenty postcode districts around Medway in Kent, England, wherein the letters in the postcode are derived from. The area is divided into eleven post towns and extends into the districts of Tonbridge and Malling, Swale, Gravesham and Maidstone, as well as covering the entire Unitary authority of Medway.

Rochester postcode area
ME is located in the United Kingdom
ME
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Postcode areaME
Postcode area nameRochester
Post towns11
Postcode districts21
Postcode sectors83
Postcodes (live)16,005
Postcodes (total)20,834
Statistics as at February 2012[1]

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CoverageEdit

The approximate coverage of the postcode districts:

Postcode district Post town Coverage Local authority area
ME1 ROCHESTER Rochester, Burham, Wouldham Medway, Tonbridge and Malling
ME2 ROCHESTER Strood, Halling, Cuxton, Frindsbury Medway
ME3 ROCHESTER Rural, Hoo Peninsula, Higham Medway, Gravesham
ME4 CHATHAM Chatham, Brompton Medway
ME5 CHATHAM Walderslade, Blue Bell Hill, Lordswood, Luton Medway (and smaller areas within Maidstone & Tonbridge and Malling)
ME6 SNODLAND Snodland Tonbridge and Malling
ME7 GILLINGHAM Gillingham, Brompton, Hempstead, Bredhurst Medway, Maidstone
ME8 GILLINGHAM Rainham, Parkwood, Twydall, Hempstead Medway
ME9 SITTINGBOURNE Newington, Teynham, Iwade and Rural Swale
ME10 SITTINGBOURNE Sittingbourne, Kemsley, Milton Regis Swale
ME11 QUEENBOROUGH Queenborough, Rushenden Swale
ME12 SHEERNESS Isle of Sheppey, Minster, Sheerness, Eastchurch Swale
ME13 FAVERSHAM Faversham, Boughton under Blean, Selling and rural area Swale
ME14 MAIDSTONE Maidstone, Bearsted, Grove Green Maidstone
ME15 MAIDSTONE Bearsted (Madginford), Downswood, Shepway, Senacre, Maidstone Town Centre, Loose, Mangravet, Park Wood, Tovil, East Farleigh, West Farleigh Maidstone
ME16 MAIDSTONE Barming, Allington and west Maidstone Maidstone
ME17 MAIDSTONE Hollingbourne, Hucking, Harrietsham, Lenham, Boughton Monchelsea, Linton, Coxheath, Chart Sutton, East Sutton, Langley, Kingswood, Sutton Valence Maidstone
ME18 MAIDSTONE Wateringbury, Mereworth, Teston, Nettlestead, West Peckham, Yalding, Laddingford Maidstone, Tonbridge and Malling
ME19 WEST MALLING West Malling, Kings Hill, Leybourne, East Malling Tonbridge and Malling
ME20 AYLESFORD Aylesford, Ditton, Larkfield, Eccles Tonbridge and Malling
ME99 ROCHESTER Jobcentre Plus non-geographic

MapEdit

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ME postcode area map, showing postcode districts in red and post towns in grey text, with links to nearby CT, DA, RM, SS and TN postcode areas.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ONS Postcode Directory Version Notes" (ZIP). National Statistics Postcode Products. Office for National Statistics. February 2012. Table 2. Retrieved 21 April 2012. Coordinates from mean of unit postcode points, "Code-Point Open". OS OpenData. Ordnance Survey. February 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
  2. ^ Royal Mail, Address Management Guide, (2004)

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